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National Summary


Further frequent showers this evening, locally heavy with some thundery downpours. West to southwest winds fresh and gusty especially in and around showers but strong along Atlantic coasts.


Tonight will see a mix of clear spells and scattered showers, the showers mainly over the western half of the country. Lowest temperatures of 10 to 13 degrees with mostly moderate southwest winds but fresher along Atlantic coasts.


Thursday will be a blustery day with widespread showers. The showers will be heavy at times and will merge to longer spells of rain in the west and northwest by evening time. Highest temperatures of 15 to 19 degrees with fresh to strong and gusty west to southwest winds, but near gale along Atlantic coasts.


Summary: Continuing to be showery and cool but fresh and blustery winds likely to become light to moderate. Thursday night will continue to be breezy with scattered showers in the west and north but showers become isolated in the east and southeast. Lowest temperatures of 11 to 13 degrees in moderate to fresh southwesterly winds. Friday will see further scattered showers with some sunny spells. It will be blustery at first with fresh southwesterly winds but winds will moderate later with outbreaks of rain or drizzle possibly along the south. It will continue cool with top temperatures of 16 to 18 degrees. The weekend and early days of next week will continue to be showery with some sunny spells. It will remain cool with top temperatures in the mid to high teens and winds are likely to be just light to moderate.

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Coastal Reports

Malin Head Automatic

West-Southwest, 27 Knots, Gust 34 Knots, Cloudy, 9 Miles, 996, Rising slowly

Dublin Airport

West, 17 Knots, Gust 30 Knots, Recent rain shower, 21 Miles, 1000, Rising slowly

Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W

West-Northwest, 18 Knots, Wave ht: 1.9 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1004, Rising slowly

Roches Point Automatic

West, 18 Knots, Fair, 15 Miles, 1004, Rising slowly

Sherkin Island Automatic

West, 17 Knots, Gust 28 Knots, Fair, 9 Miles, 1005, Rising slowly

Valentia Automatic

West, 14 Knots, Fair, 8 Miles, 1005, Rising slowly

Mace Head Automatic

West-Southwest, 23 Knots, Fair, 6 Miles, 1001, Rising slowly

Belmullet Automatic

West-Southwest, 20 Knots, Fair, 6 Miles, 999, Rising slowly

Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W

West-Southwest, 10 Knots, Wave ht: 1.7 m, 1000, Rising slowly

Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W

Report not available

Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W

West-Southwest, 21 Knots, Wave height not available, 996, Rising slowly

Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W

West, 25 Knots, Gust 39 Knots, Wave ht: 4.2 m, 1000, Steady

Sea Area Forecast

Sea Area Forecast untill 0500 Tuesday 20 June 2017 Issued at 0500 Monday 19 June 2017

Meteorological Situation at 0300: An anticyclone of 1024hPa extends across Britain and Ireland as a weak cold front remains slow-moving off the Donegal coast.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Fair Head to Carnsore Point to Valentia and the Irish Sea

Wind: East or variable force 2 to 4, becoming northerly this evening and tonight.

Weather: Fair

Visibility: Good

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Valentia to Rossan Point to Fair Head

Wind: Northerly force 2 to 4, becoming north to northeast force 4 to 5 later today and overnight.

Weather: Fair

Visibility: Good

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0500 Wednesday 21 June 2017: Moderate to fresh east to northeast winds during Tuesday.

Weather Warnings

National Warning

Thunderstorm activity this evening expected over parts of Connacht Leinster and Ulster

Small Craft Warning

Southwesterly winds will continue to reach force 6 or higher at times tonight and daytime Thursday on all Irish Coastal Waters.